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Uber is looking to buy the bike-share company behind Citi Bike and Ford GoBike

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Uber is reportedly looking into buying Motivate, the company that makes Ford GoBike’s in the San Francisco Bay Area and Citi Bike over on the East Coast. This comes following reports of Lyft getting close to purchasing Motivate in a $250 million deal. Uber bought bike-share startup JUMP, a dockless, electric bike-share service, earlier this…

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IBM plans to hire 1,800 people in France for blockchain and AI

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IBM CEO Virginia Rometty is currently having lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. And Rometty talked with Le Monde and announced some new investments in France as part of the Tech for Good Summit organized by Macron. The company plans to hire 1,800 new people in France over the next couple of years.…

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Watch a truly driverless car navigate city streets

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Drive.ai, the company that’s gearing up to launch an autonomous ride-hailing pilot in Frisco, Texas, just released a video showing off its driverless capabilities. Drive.ai’s service will initially launch with safety drivers in July, but the goal is to ultimately operate the ride-hailing platform without a driver behind the wheel. In the video below, you…

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Apple Watch gets Walkie-Talkie mode

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At Apple’s annual developer conference today, the company showed off a new walkie-talkie feature for Apple Watch. The app is uniquely called Walkie Talkie. “It’s a fun, easy way to talk with friends and family,” Apple VP of Technology Kevin Lynch said at WWDC. The first time you use it, you send a request to…

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Lost in Space is coming back for a second season

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Netflix today announced that it will release a second season of Lost in Space, the big-budget sci-fi program that debuted in April. More Danger, Will Robinson. Lost in Space Season 2 is coming. pic.twitter.com/SBEbJaKUIi — Lost In Space (@lostinspacetv) May 14, 2018 The series is a revamp of the original show from the 1960s. Season…

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Longtime LG Group chairman Koo Bon-Moo dies at 73

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South Korean electronics conglomerate LG Group announced this morning that the company’s longtime chairman Koo Bon-Moo has passed away at 73. Koo’s death follows a year-long battle with brain disease, for which he had undergone surgery, according to Reuters. The executive stepped into the role in 1995 and served as a driving force in establishing…

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Apple offers a $50 credit for some out-of-warranty iPhone battery purchases

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If you bought a battery replacement for an out-of-warranty iPhone last year, you may be eligible for a $50 credit from Apple. The company issued a new support page post this week, announcing the rebate policy, which applies to purchases made at authorized locations. The move is part of on-going restitution in the wake of an admission…

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This functional pinball machine is built entirely of LEGO

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I’ve spent a good chunk of my life piecing together various LEGO projects… but even the craziest stuff I’ve built pales in comparison to this. It’s a fully functioning pinball machine built entirely out of official LEGO parts, from the obstacles on the playfield, to the electronic brains behind the curtain, to the steel ball…

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The doctors, nurses and aid workers rebuilding Syria | Rola Hallam

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Local humanitarians are beacons of light in the darkness of war, says humanitarian aid entrepreneur and TED Fellow Rola Hallam. She’s working to help responders on the ground in devastated communities like Syria, where the destruction of health care is being used as a weapon of war. One of her campaigns achieved a global first:…

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Apple reportedly partners with Volkswagen for self-driving employee shuttles

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Apple has decided to work with Volkswagen for some of its self-driving car efforts, The New York Times reported today. The plan, according to the NYT, is to turn some of Volkswagen’s T6 Transporter vans into autonomous shuttles for employees. However, this project is reportedly behind schedule and taking up much of the time of…

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